Proposals to abolish 180 QUANGOS and merge a further 124 have been leaked to the BBC’s Politics Show.
The General Social Care Council, British Council and immigration regulator OISC are among taxpayer-funded bodies under threat of abolition, major reform or merger with another body. Full story…
Recruitment agencies in the Philippines continue to take advantage of temporary workers by collecting fees from them to be able to work in Canada, ABS CBN reports.
JCWI to challenge UK Government’s Cap on Non-EU migrants, the BBC reports.
Tier 4 students who still have leave to remain within the UK in their passport can now make a new application for a UK visa from outside the UK, the UK Border Agency announced.
Improvements have been made to the UK visa services website, as part of plans to integrate the website into the main UK Border Agency website.
In a bid to prevent sham marriages, Church of England vicars have received training from UK Border Agency officers to help them identify fraudulent weddings.
Eleven people, including 7 Filipinos have been arrested during an illegal immigration operation targeting a number of addresses in Willesden, north-west London, the UK Border Agency announced last week.
Cambridge jumped ahead of Harvard to take first place in the world league table of universities, the first time in the list’s seven year history that the US university has been knocked off the top spot.